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Montgomery County Food Council

Bethesda, MD | http://www.mocofoodcouncil.org
Joined in July 2012

About Us

The Montgomery County Food Council is an independent food policy council formed and led by professionals, private businesses , government officials, individual members, community organizations, and educational institutions that broadly represent the food system both substantively and geographically. The purpose of the Council is to:

(1) Serve as a forum for food system work in Montgomery County through connecting action groups, communities, businesses, and state agencies.

(2) Address challenges and opportunities in the local food system with a comprehensive and collaborative approach.

(3) Engage constituents with the local food system through job opportunities, volunteer projects, and purchasing practices.

(4) Educate Montgomery County residents and institutions to promote a greater awareness of the entire food cycle: where food comes from, where it ends up, and its social, environmental, and economic impacts.

The mission of the Food Council is to bring together a diverse representation of stakeholders in a public and private partnership to improve the environmental, economic, social and nutritional health of Montgomery County, Maryland through the creation of a robust, local, sustainable food system.

To learn more about the Montgomery County Food Council visit www.mocofoodcouncil.org

The Montgomery County Food Council is an independent food policy council formed and led by professionals, private businesses , government officials, individual members, community organizations, and educational institutions that…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Environment
  • Health & Medicine
  • Poverty

Location

  • 4825 Cordell Avenue
    Bethesda, MD 20814

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